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Welcome to the Vero Beach Art Club

The Vero Beach Art Club, formed in 1936, is an independent, non-profit organization serving its members and the Vero Beach art community through, education, exhibitions, social events and monthly meetings with special programs and guest artists. The public is always welcome to attend our monthly meetings. Our Events are free to attend and open to the public. They feature many of our talented artists. Also be sure to see our Artists Gallery with artwork for sale by our members.

“If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.” Émile Zola


Art In the Park Sunday
December 16, 2018

Our first Art In the Park will be on Sunday, November 18, 2018. Come join us at Humiston Park on Ocean Drive in Vero Beach from 10AM - 4PM. Click on the button below for details on participating artists and more.


A benefit for Gifford Middle School’s Art Program. Art Teachers and VBAC Members Xaque Gruber and Dawn Mill will each conduct an acrylic painting workshop on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Raw Space. Click on the button below for details and to sign up.


Our next Board Meeting is:
WEDNESday, january 9, 2019

Vero Beach Museum of Art’s
Gonzalez Room in the Education Wing (3001 Riverside Park Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963).

TIME: 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Thursday, january 3, 2019

Vero Beach Museum of Art

3001 Riverside Park Dr., Vero Beach, FL 32963
TIME:
6:30 - 8:00PM
Our General Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month. We generally have a Guest Demonstrator after the meeting is over. Please join us at 6:30 for finger food and social time. The meeting begins at 7:00pm.
Guest Artist Demonstrator: Marie Morrow / Medium TBD


Downtown Friday Street Festival

Vero Beach Art Club is now participating in the Downtown Friday Street Festival the last Friday of the month. Click on the button below for details. There will not be a Downtown Friday in December due to the holiday. See you back again in January.


2018-2019 Show Season Schedule is available

Many of our events have open application periods now and the rest will soon follow. Click on a link below for a complete list. Pages will be updated as information become available.


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Donate


Support our art community through donations, volunteering or bequeaths

donate now

Donate


Support our art community through donations, volunteering or bequeaths

donate now

Scholarships
Graduating high school seniors may apply for a scholarship to pursue higher education in art

We award scholarships to Indian River County graduating seniors who wish to pursue a degree in art. Winners also receive a free one year membership allowing them to exhibit and sell their art.

Support
Donations are accepted for our Scholarship and Education Fund

Our Scholarship and Education Fund needs your support. Many of our event proceeds are used help support our charitable giving through scholarships, and donations to area students and art related camps. Please show your support today for our future artists today!

Bequeath
Giving the gift of art for years to come

Please consider a gift to the Vero Beach Art Club in your financial arrangements. What better legacy to leave than that of a scholarship or show award in the name of a loved one. You may also consider a gift or artwork or real estate to benefit our local artists, students and community.

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Upcoming


Upcoming


Upcoming Events

Our events are just gearing up with open application periods. If you would like to attend any of our events, click on the All Event button below for a full list of exhibits, shows and educational opportunities.

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Art in the Park
Sunday, December 16th
Runs various Sundays - April 14,  2019

Art in the Park, a Fine Arts & Craft show and sale, is held on various Sundays in beautiful Humiston Park on Orchid Island. Artists mediums range from Acrylic to Woodworking. Come meet the artists and see their original work in this beautiful setting. Click on the link below for dates and details. Event runs 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Art By the Sea

Art By the Sea is held each January at the Vero Beach Museum of Art in Holmes Great Hall. Members of the Vero Beach Art Club and Vero Beach Museum of Art are able to enter one piece of art. Application deadline is 1/7/19.


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Under the Oaks Fine Arts & Crafts Show

March 8, 9 & 10, 2019

Held each year in March this show gathers over 220 artists from around the nation and beyond to exhibit at this highly respected juried show. Voted in the Top 200 Art Shows in the Nation by Art Fair Source Book and in the Top 200 Art Shows in Florida by Sunshine Artist. Over 36,000 visitors attend this popular crowd favorite in shady Riverside Park.

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New Dimensions

New Dimensions is our newest three dimensional show that replaces Art On the Island. It will be held at Marsh Island Clubhouse on March 29, 30 and 31, 2019. Applications opened 9/18/18 with a deadline of 1/15/19.


For a full list of shows & sales, exhibits and educational opportunities, please click on the button below.


COMMUNITY ART HAPPENINGS

To help our members keep up with all of the art related events happening in and around our community we are providing a link to the Cultural Council of Indian River County calendar. That way you can check to make sure you are involved in everything ART in our area.

CLICK HERE FOR THEIR CALENDAR

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Membership


Membership


Join our Club and become connected with artists in our community. Exhibit and sell your work, create an online gallery to showcase your pieces and more.

Portions of the sales from many of our shows fund scholarships awarded to graduating seniors who wish to pursue an art related course of study. Scholarship Winners announced for 2018 - click on the button below.

We have many events throughout the year for our members to exhibit and/or sell their work. Make sure you don't miss one.

Members receive discounts from area partnering businesses. Awards and Cash Prizes are offered at some of our events.

Our artists volunteer to beautify our community by creating art in public places. See our murals, bench, and other projects on our Beautify Vero pages. We would love to have you join our Club and volunteer.

Our membership is made up of a diverse groups of artists from the ages of 12 to 90+. They volunteer at our events and in many projects to bring art to our community.

Giving back to the community and its future artists our Club lives on for many generations. Our local art students are our future artists, contributors and volunteers.

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Events Throughout the Year


Events Throughout the Year


Make sure you don't miss out!

With so many opportunities to show, sell and hone our talents, you'll want to be a part of everything.

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Shows and Events

We have many shows and sales throughout the year for our members. Be sure to see all our events to make sure you don't miss out on an opportunity.

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Open Studios

Artists have the opportunity to hone their talents at our drop in Open Studios starting September 28th and 29th through April. Vero Beach Art Club Members receive a discount.

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Workshops

We offer Workshops during the year with renowned and local artists. Our members attend at a reduced price. Be sure to check back often for new and upcoming workshops.

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Community


Community


Artists immersed in the community

Our artists are an integral part of the art community, offering their talent to make our greater Vero Beach community a more beautiful place. From painting murals around the area, to attracting tourists through our many events, we bring people more in touch with their creative side. Our new Mentoring program is designed to help encourage and promote our young artists. We provide scholarships, donate to different organizations and classroom teachers and all in the name of ART.

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Supporting Local Art

By helping to support art in our community, we hope to encourage budding artists to expand their horizons and think beyond the classroom to real world skills to utilize their talents. Our generous donations help art teachers provide art materials for their classrooms, support museum camp scholarships and more. We offer Junior Membership for ages 12 - 17.

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Scholarships

With so many talented art students right here in Vero Beach, we are so fortunate that our events allow us to offer Scholarships to graduating seniors who have been accepted to study art at accredited higher education institution. We also contribute to the Vero Beach Museum of Art to help provide scholarships for local youth to attend their Summer Art Camps.

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Beautification

Our dedicated artists have volunteered to paint several murals and a bench that was donated to be auctioned off for the Hibiscus Children's Center. The murals are located at the Vero Beach Community Center, the Racquetball Building in Riverside Park, the wall on SR60 by Commerce Ave., and the historic Bethel Creek House across from Jaycee Park.